Los Angeles Lift-Off Film Festival 2022 - Local Filmmakers Showcase and Networking
Saturday 1st October 7.30pm - 10.30pm
Dir. Mel Mah
Logline: After discovering she's pregnant, a young painter reaches out to her estranged mother to seek advice on whether or not she’s ready to raise her own child.
Dir. Brandon Tyler
Logline: The lives of a runaway and a loner spiral when they cross paths.
Dir. Shicong Zhu
Logline: Urged to complete the traditional Chinese death ritual as her mother’s only daughter, but without the legal documentation to prove their kinship—a girl finds herself in an institutional conundrum.
Dir. Danny Irizarry
Logline: A young athlete confronts the broken relationship with his father while revisiting his childhood fantasies, he must also face the truth about who he really is and what it means to be a hero.
Born Under Punches
Dir. Gaoyang Ganjin
Logline: Tyler is trapped in his father’s dream of being a boxing champion, but he’s put up with it for too long. Following the journey of his internal chaos and pursuit of freedom, Born Under Punches is about finding yourself in the prison of other peoples’ expectations and breaking out.
Dir. Sterling Hampton
Logline: A ballerina from Los Angeles speaks her truth about passion and pain in the dance industry.
Dir. Kevin Staake
Logline: A lone soldier has a series of increasingly peculiar experiences, giving way to an all-too-familiar cause.
Spirit Mother - Black Sheep
Dir. Clarence Deng
Logline: A woman is enticed to eat forbidden fruit in this dark fairy tale/grindhouse inspired music video debut for Spirit Mother.